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  • A helping of Halal (islamic butchery)

    01/11/2012 9:32:50 AM PST · by bayouranger · 2 replies ^ | 9-22-11 | Natalie Hart
    Many Brits would prefer their meat to be clearly marked as Halal if they were being served it in a restaurant, according to a recent poll. The issue drew headlines this week after it emerged that sporting venues across London regularly serve Halal products to customers without informing them, either for religious or cost reasons. * 73% of the British population think that restaurants and caterers should be required to label Halal meat if they serve it * 81% of the 60+ age group think that Halal food should be labelled compared to a smaller 57% of 18-24s who think...
  • Media censorship of gang-raping of children now endemic in Britain

    01/06/2012 10:42:48 AM PST · by bayouranger · 37 replies ^ | 1-5-12 | LeicesterTiger
    Eleven Muslim men to go on trial in Liverpool on Feb. 6th, for the organised gang-raping of little girls MEDIA BLACKOUT: UK A few days ago my colleague Eeyore touched upon the now notorious “British National Union of Journalists guidelines on race reporting”. Today brings another example of what these astonishing set of instructions, in a supposedly “free” country, mean in practise: the deliberate and intentional concealment of reality. The purposeful avoidance of reporting unpalatable truths. The truth in this case being the terrifyingly enormous scale of organised gang rape in Britain. The victims being non-muslim children, the perpetrators being...
  • KFC Finger Lickin’ Halal Food

    01/05/2012 1:59:16 PM PST · by bayouranger · 36 replies
    EDL ^ | 1-4-12 | EDL
    The EDL have spent the last couple of years trying to raise the awareness of the creeping Islamisation of Britain through Islamic. One of the principal vehicles for Islamisation is the pushing of halal foods onto an unsuspecting and unknowing British populace. A furore arose when it was revealed that much meat was being passed to the general public without their knowledge or consent. In the wake of these revelations, many supermarkets began to label meat as halal or non-halal. Many chain restaurants are also passing off halal meat to the general public without really advertising the fact. Nando’s, for...
  • Goodbye Democracy: My Political Analysis is Banned By A European Government’s

    01/05/2012 7:46:14 AM PST · by bayouranger · 9 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 1-4-12 | Barry Rubin
    ..Computer Program As “Hate Speech” I have just been informed that my PJ article, “Egypt: As Grim Islamists March Toward Power, The Naïve Dance in Tahrir Square” has been barred on sites used by officials of a European government–hint, they speak English there and it is the birthplace of modern democracy and free speech–on the grounds that this article is “hate speech.” What this means is that if you work for any institution that is part of this government–including the Foreign or Defense ministries–you cannot read this PJ Media column on your computer that’s part of such a server. My...
  • 'We were sacked for being white and Christian', claim principal and his wife dismissed

    12/30/2011 10:50:35 AM PST · by bayouranger · 15 replies · 1+ views
    TundraTabloids ^ | 12-30-11 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Malory Nye says he was forced out by Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education because he was 'not an Arab and not a Muslim' A principal and his wife have been sacked from a college whose stated aim is to promote multiculturalism because they are white Christians, they claim. Professor Malory Nye, 47, says he was dismissed from the Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education in Dundee, Scotland, because his race and religion were seen by his superiors as a threat to its core Muslim values. He says the college’s claims to pursuing multicultural values were a charade and that he was...
  • Sharia in Action

    12/28/2011 9:21:32 AM PST · by bayouranger · 6 replies
    europenews ^ | 12-28-11 | Gates of Vienna
    This story from Britain is not brand new. It was published last Thursday, but between the attack on Tommy Robinson and the intervention of Christmas Winterval, I wasn’t able to give it the attention it deserved when it was fresh. Over the last several years we’ve heard a lot about the 85+ sharia courts in Britain. Apologists for the parallel judicial system reassure us that the sharia courts never hand down decisions that are in any way a violation of British law. Muslims insist that their system is analogous to the Jewish halacha system of mediation, and is thus no...
  • Tommy Robinson Attacked By "Asians"

    12/23/2011 9:52:09 AM PST · by bayouranger · 59 replies ^ | 12-23-11 | Not Listed
    Last night English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson was attacked and beaten up by a gang of “Asians”. The following report just came in from a source in the EDL: He was out driving, when he saw a car similar to his wife’s, driven by a blond white girl. The other car flashed its lights so Tommy pulled over. A group of Pakistani youths wearing knuckle dusters poured out. Tommy was knocked out pretty quickly, and they gave him a good kicking. He looks pretty beaten up, but no bones were broken, and no eyes or teeth are missing. He...
  • East London Mosque hosts speaker who has 'called for Jewish women to be enslaved and pillaged'

    12/12/2011 10:48:23 AM PST · by bayouranger · 11 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 12-09-11 | Andrew Gilligan
    I haven’t written about that self-proclaimed haven of moderation and tolerance, the East London Mosque, for a few weeks. After having their tolerance of hatred and extremism repeatedly exposed, they’ve been keeping their heads down. But now normal service is back. Last Friday, according to publicity material (above) and its Facebook page, the mosque was due to host that conspicuous moderate
  • Community rift over undercover police in mosques

    12/07/2011 12:13:20 PM PST · by bayouranger · 6 replies ^ | 11-24-11 | Rahila Bano
    Relations between the Muslim community and Greater Manchester Police are being strained after officers infiltrated mosques. Some Islamic groups have told the BBC Asian Network that they are angry about undercover tactics used in recent counter terror operations. Police deny relations with the community have deteriorated. The North West Counter Terrorism Unit carried out an investigation which involved officers posing as Muslims. They attended prayer meetings and services at a dozen unnamed mosques in Manchester after they befriended four Muslim men for more than a year. Three of the men, Munir Farooqi, 54, Israr Malik, 24, and Matthew Newton, 29,...

    09/20/2009 5:00:41 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 74 replies · 2,628+ views
  • Britain: Islam In, Christianity Out

    12/02/2011 6:12:48 AM PST · by bayouranger · 23 replies
    Hudson New York ^ | 12-1-11 | Soeren Kern
    A Christian worker in Britain has filed a lawsuit after losing her job when she exposed a campaign of systematic harassment by fundamentalist Muslims. In a landmark legal case, Nohad Halawi, a former employee at London's Heathrow Airport, is suing her former employer for unfair dismissal, claiming that Christian staff members, including her, were discriminated against because of their religious beliefs. Halawi's case is being supported by the Christian Legal Centre (CLC), an organization that provides legal support for Christians in the United Kingdom. CLC says the case raises important legal issues, and also questions over whether Muslims and Christians...
  • Surrender "Completely"and Receive My LOVE for YOU \o/

    12/01/2011 5:35:48 PM PST · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ,bible ^ | 12-1-11 | Jedediah
    SURRENDER COMPLETELY AND RECEIVE MY LOVE FOR YOU ! My surrender to you is eternal , for as My Sacrifice was a promise and a statement of My Love coming down through the Father ! It is Now time for You to SURRENDER wholeheartedly to Me . I need to see a heart opened forth right and true ; to discern My Presence ! That you make " ALL " Known to Me ~ free for release and in this surrender as you raise your hands and lower your defenses and pride I WILL COME ! And My SPIRIT ,...
  • Does Obama Know the Difference between Great Britain and England?

    11/30/2011 8:21:59 AM PST · by T Ruth · 44 replies
    The Foundry ^ | November 29, 2011 | Nile Gardiner
    * * * In a press conference this evening, the president referred in stumbling fashion to the “English Embassy” in Iran instead of the British Embassy. One can only imagine the kind of howls of derision that would greet any presidential contender if that kind of basic error were made before, say, the editorial board of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. You can watch the video [at the link.] In case the president is unaware, England forms part of Great Britain, which also includes Scotland and Wales, though not Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom. There is no...
  • Widow Dies After Muggers Take Husband's Ashes

    11/26/2011 12:41:30 PM PST · by Cardhu · 12 replies
    Sky News ^ | November 26th 2011 | Staff
    An elderly widow has died after muggers stole her handbag containing her husband's ashes - which she had carried for 17 years. Nellie Geraghty, 79, suffered fatal head injuries as she desperately tried to cling onto the bag during the robbery in Oldham, Greater Manchester. Police have launched a murder inquiry after she died in Royal Oldham Hospital at around midnight on Friday. Two youths, aged 14 and 17, have been arrested on suspicion of robbery. Mrs Geraghty was found collapsed in an alleyway near her home in Shaw just before noon on Thursday. Inside her handbag was a blue...
  • UK: Taxpayer to take on mortgage risks of first-time buyers

    11/20/2011 11:24:30 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 4 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 11/20/2011 | Christopher Hope
    Taxpayers will underwrite mortgages totalling hundreds of millions of pounds under plans to “unblock” the housing market and revive the flagging economy. The Prime Minister and his deputy, Nick Clegg, will unveil proposals to help first-time buyers of new homes by carrying part of the risk of their mortgages. They also propose subsidising the construction of 16,000 homes by giving £400 million of taxpayers’ money to property developers. In a further move, ministers are working on a scheme under which billions of pounds of money in pension funds will be used to finance the construction of power stations, wind turbines...
  • UK: Courts free 76% of teen muggers

    11/21/2011 1:02:39 AM PST · by Stoat · 11 replies
    The Sun (U.K.) ^ | November 21, 2011 | TOM NEWTON DUNN
    EXCLUSIVE Courts free 76% of teen muggers   SOFT courts are letting 76 per cent of teenage muggers go free, The Sun can reveal. Shock figures also show that fewer than 20 per cent of young burglars are locked up for raiding people's homes. Just one in ten young arsonists ends up behind bars, and a shocking 96 per cent of juvenile sex offenders go free. The bombshell statistics — obtained through The Sun's Freedom of Information requests — reveal just how lenient Britain's youth courts have become. Of the 72,841 crimes prosecuted in youth courts over the past...

    11/12/2011 3:26:00 PM PST · by Jedediah · 13 replies · 1+ views
    The Joshua Chronicles ,bible ^ | 11-12-11 | Jedediah
    Supernatural things are coming your way , The stuff dreams are made of but won't fade away \o/ , The supernatural exposed in and through you , Watch now as "I" come into view ! The Ancient of Days The I AM That "IS ONE" ! A Fullness , a Gladness , My Entire Kingdom , For when ever "I" show My Face , There in the midst you shall find "My" Grace , Abounding , Abiding , Sweet and True , The "ALL of ME " all over you ! Genesis 28:10-19 Amplified Bible (AMP) 10And Jacob left Beersheba...
  • Fireworks smoke linked to UK crash that killed 7

    11/06/2011 12:42:31 PM PST · by nuconvert · 12 replies
    Police investigating the cause of a 34-car pile-up on a major British highway that killed seven people and injured 51 said Sunday they are focusing on a fireworks display near the accident site.
  • Was Jack the Ripper a prominent London abortionist? Well, maybe

    11/03/2011 9:45:21 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 23 replies · 1+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 11-3-11 | John Jalsevac
    It’s one of the most notorious unsolved mysteries in history: who was Jack the Ripper, the Victorian serial killer who surgically disemboweled five prostitutes in the fall of 1888? According to claims that are currently getting a great deal of media attention in Britain, he may be none other than prominent surgeon Sir John Williams – who, in addition to serving as Queen Victoria’s surgeon in London, was also a well-known abortionist. In a new book, Sir John’s great-great-great-great nephew, Tony Williams, presents evidence for Sir John’s guilt, including his discovery of a six-inch surgical knife among his ancestor’s possessions...
  • Sr. Jacinta hopes to evangelize 'pagan' Britain

    11/02/2011 1:38:48 AM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    EWTN News/CNA ^ | Nov 2, 2011 | Benjamin Mann
    Franciscan Sister Jacinta Pollard, one of the women profiled in the BBC's new documentary “Young Nuns,” hopes her community's prayers and sacrifices can help bring Britain back to the Catholic faith. “It's like living in pagan Rome, actually! It must have been very similar, for the early Christians,” said Sister Jacinta, head of St. Clare's Convent in Leeds. Her growing community consists of five women with an average age of 30. They are a missionary project of the New York-based Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal, who evangelize through service to the poor under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Filmmaker...
  • Police probe race row John Terry [UK]

    11/02/2011 5:49:20 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 12 replies ^ | November 2 2011 | The Sun
    ENGLAND captain John Terry is to be quizzed by cops over an alleged racist outburst at fellow soccer star Anton Ferdinand. Chelsea defender Terry, 30, could be charged with racial harassment. It carries a penalty of up to seven years' jail. Police are launching a full criminal inquiry after detectives examined video taken at a Premier League game between London sides Chelsea and Ferdinand's club Queens Park Rangers on Sunday October 23. Terry will be interviewed under caution over allegations he called Ferdinand, left, a "f****** black ****".
  • Mormons tried to defend huxley-ian England against Christian Russia...

    10/15/2011 11:15:33 AM PDT · by fishtank · 5 replies
    A. C McClurg & Co. ^ | 1917 | Victor Rousseau Emanuel
    In 1917, an amazing novel was written by author Victor Rousseau Emanuel, a full 32 years before a somewhat similar novel was written by George Orwell, the famously titled "1984". Like "1984", Emanuel's book dealt with a future utopian/dystopian society, but his book "Messiah of the Cylinder" (MOTC) did not shy away from overt religious or spiritual issues. Both of these books were set in a future-to-be England, and this reviewer found MOTC's future England to be a curious mixture of 1984's England and that of another future England, the one of Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World". There are two...
  • Protests, Justice and Fruit Flies (Oliver North)

    10/13/2011 4:32:51 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | October 14, 2011 | Oliver North
    WASHINGTON — Official Washington — meaning the Obama administration, fellow travelers in Congress and their allies in the so-called mainstream media — here's a quick peek at some recent events, the lead stories they generated and the response by the O-Team. Let me know if you think I'm wrong, but it looks to me as if they have the collective attention span of a fruit fly. For three weeks, several hundred mostly young, media-savvy protesters billing themselves as "occupiers" have been encamped at a small Manhattan park not far from Wall Street. In a pale shadow of what has...
  • Why do young women drink themselves to oblivion every night across Britain?

    10/10/2011 9:08:08 AM PDT · by Lazlo in PA · 162 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail Online ^ | 11-09-10 | Laura Powell
    Midnight on St Mary Street in Cardiff and everything is exactly as expected. Half a dozen young women slump in a gutter, men urinate outside a health-food shop and, as hordes stagger between nightclubs, someone lifts up a blow-up doll with a sex toy protruding out of it. The street smells of urine and lager, police struggle to break up a fight outside the Walkabout bar and a paramedic bundles a comatose girl on to a wheelchair. But it's a quiet night for 20-year-old Naomi Jenkins. She has 'only' drunk three shots of peach schnapps, cider and three shots of...
  • Paedophile is disembowelled in jail attack

    10/03/2011 1:24:05 AM PDT · by AnAmericanAbroad · 59 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | October 03, 2011 | Chris Greenwood and Paul Sims
    A paedophile died after being disembowelled in an attack in his prison cell when he boasted about his sick crimes, it was claimed last night. Mitchell Harrison, 23, was killed at high-security Frankland Prison, in County Durham – where last year Soham killer Ian Huntley was slashed in the throat by a fellow inmate. Serial sex attacker Harrison was butchered with makeshift weapons, thought to be razor blades melted into toothbrush handles.
  • I Am going to move My sphere of authority into place now upon My Foundation![charismatic caucus]

    10/02/2011 3:24:54 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 6 replies · 1+ views
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 10-2-11 | Jedediah
    I Am going to move My sphere of authority into place now upon My Foundation and "TRUTH" shall be its Robe ! Zechariah 4:9 9The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundations of this house; his hands shall also finish it. Then you shall know (recognize and understand) that the Lord of hosts has sent me [His messenger] to you. The unction of My Spirit is something to be followed not ignored ! My blessings flow through My Spirit and Guiding counselor of My very Heart ! So understand this ; To reject My Spirit is to deny Me ,...
  • Great Britain: MP's wife guilty of stealing love rival's cat (OF COURSE there's CCTV footage)

    09/30/2011 11:38:47 AM PDT · by Stoat · 26 replies
    The Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | September 30, 2011
    MP's wife guilty of stealing love rival's cat   Christine Hemming, the wife of MP John Hemming, has been found guilty of stealing a kitten from the home of her husband's lover after she was caught on CCTV. Jurors at Birmingham Crown Court took just over five hours to convict Mrs Hemming, 53, who snatched the cat three days after separating from Liberal Democrat John Hemming. CCTV footage of the offence, on September 29, shows Mrs Hemming crawling on her hands and knees underneath a window before sneaking into the home of Emily Cox. Birmingham Yardley MP John Hemming,...
  • Russia Today says: Illiterate UK youth can’t count on jobs [The Kremlin Doesn't Like the UK]

    09/25/2011 5:40:07 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 14 replies
    Russia Today ^ | 24 September, 2011 | Moscow Staff
    A recent survey in the UK has revealed an alarming number of school-leavers lack even basic skills in reading and numeracy, which once again proves that levels of literacy even in developed countries are not something to be taken for granted. {snip} Reading, writing and arithmetic are the cornerstones of a basic education. But one in five young people in the UK leave school without them, and that statistic has not improved since the 1960s. Teacher Saleem Raja at East London Skills picks up the pieces schools have dropped, teaching 16-19 year olds wholly unprepared for the job market. “It’s...
  • Keep off my land! Landowner wins right to bar ramblers from Dartmoor's tallest Tor

    09/21/2011 5:33:17 PM PDT · by Charlespg · 38 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 21st September 2011 | Lee Moran
    Ramblers and climbers have been banned from one of Dartmoor's most historic sites. The beautiful Vixen Tor has been closed off for good after landowner Mary Alford won an eight-year battle to keep walkers off her land. Her victory comes after a fight which included two planning inquiries and a series of mass trespasses to protest against the Tor's closure.
  • U.K. Police Arrest Seven in Anti-Terror Operation

    09/19/2011 4:45:17 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 6 replies
    Fox/AP ^ | Sept. 19, 2011
    British police arrested a group of suspected Islamic extremists on Monday in one of the most significant counter-terror operations of the year.
  • Woman arrested over suicide bombing

    09/15/2011 6:38:58 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 1 replies · 1+ views ^ | Sept 14, 2011 | Not Listed
    The wife of a man who carried out a suicide bombing in Sweden last year has been arrested by police in Britain, it emerged today. It is understood Mona Thwany, the wife of Taimour Abdulwahab al-Abdaly who killed himself and injured two people in Stockholm in December, was arrested yesterday in Luton. Scotland Yard confirmed that a 28-year-old woman had been arrested on suspicion of carrying out preparatory acts for a terrorist attack.
  • Union leader warns Govt of civil unrest over 'attacks' on pay and pensions (UK's Hoffa)

    09/11/2011 2:00:39 PM PDT · by SanFranDan · 15 replies ^ | 11th September 2011 | David Richards
    The leader of Britain's biggest trade union today issued a stark warning to the Government that 'continued attacks' on workers' pay, jobs and pensions will provoke unrest. Len McCluskey, general secretary of Unite, said it was little wonder that working people were standing up for their rights in the face of the "abuse" they were having to deal with. He spoke ahead of this week's TUC Congress, which opens in London tomorrow, when calls will be made for co-ordinated industrial action against the government's public sector pension reforms. Civil servants and teachers held a one-day strike in June and further...
  • Golfing in Besieged World War II Britain

    08/23/2011 6:15:51 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 5 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | August 23, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    Got to be tough, Lad... And I used to think my dad was nuts, playing winter golf in Cleveland!  The clubhouse notice below was actually posted in war-torn Britain in 1940 for golfers with stiff upper lips only... In the Battle of England, Luftwaffe warplanes launched from Norway would fly on missions to northern England and/or Scotland. To prevent icing of gun-barrel tips, the Germans utilized a glob of wax that was cleared as they crossed the English coast by letting loose a few rounds at the golf courses. The hard-core golfers still braving the links were thereby urged to take cover', while...
  • The drag queen, 12: Schoolboy is ‘Naughty Nora’(boy,12,is village drag queen, parents "delighted")

    08/21/2011 8:59:44 PM PDT · by Stoat · 36 replies · 4+ views
    The Sun (U.K.) ^ | August 22, 2011 | John Coles
    EXCLUSIVE The drag queen, 12 Schoolboy is ‘Naughty Nora’ By JOHN COLES  A SCHOOLBOY aged 12 has been crowned the DRAG QUEEN of his village - and his parents are delighted. Redvers Stokes slips on his mum's bra, a tight pink dress, blonde wig and towering heels to become "Naughty Nora". He clinched the title against tough competition from local men by belting out camp versions of Michael Jackson's Thriller and Dolly Parton hits. The tiny Cornish village of Sticker, near St Austell, started its drag queen contest two years ago - because not enough girls among the population...
  • Immigration officer comes home to find family of Romanian gypsies squatting in her house

    08/17/2011 11:50:25 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3:51 PM on 17th August 2011 | By Inderdeep Bains and Simon Neville
    An immigration officer returned home to find gipsies had moved in, ransacked the place and dressed in her clothes. Julia High was even offered a glass of her own wine by the Romanian squatters. They claimed they had rented the property from her ‘son’ because she had died, and produced a set of fake documents. Miss High, 55, has no son.
  • Ministers plan removal of rioters’ benefits

    08/14/2011 6:04:13 PM PDT · by CharlyFord · 47 replies
    Financial times ^ | 14 Aug, 2011 | Kiran Stacey
    Ministers are drawing up controversial plans to remove benefits from those convicted of taking part in the riots that engulfed England last week, in a move Liberal Democrats and independent experts have condemned as counter-productive and overly expensive. Officials in Number 10 and the department for work and pensions are putting together plans for the harsh punishment of those found guilty of even the most minor infringements during the riots after a public petition calling for such a move gathered nearly 200,000 signatures. David Cameron will lay the ground for such a move on Monday, in a speech a week...
  • London Calling: The Endgame for the Welfare State Has Begun

    08/13/2011 10:06:45 AM PDT · by ventanax5 · 27 replies
    State Socialism’s Ultimate Product is a Permanent Underclass of Entitled Thugs It’s been over three decades since the magnificent, rabble-rousing and ultimately silly English punk group, The Clash, recorded its stirring riot-anthem, “The Guns of Brixton.” Now the streets of not-so-Merry Olde England have been trashed and torched again, but the similarity in thuggish behavior masks radically different inspirations and aims. The Brit riots of the 1970s and early 1980s arose from the death throes of labor-union tyranny over an entire nation; from the birthing pains of a post-modern economy, and from urban collisions between races. Today’s Swinging-a-club London has...
  • Suspected looter and his mother are the first to be punished with eviction

    08/12/2011 7:37:01 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 63 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1:52 AM on 13th August 2011 | By Jack Doyle
    A suspected looter in this week’s riots and his mother are being thrown out of their council home. In the first case of its kind, Daniel Sartain-Clarke, 18, and his mother have been served with an eviction notice as council bosses seek to turf them out of their £225,000 taxpayer-subsidised flat. Sartain-Clarke is charged with violent disorder and attempting to steal electronic goods from the Currys store at Clapham Junction, South London, on Monday night.
  • Student obsessed w/Korean culture has tongue surgically lengthened on NHS 2 help her speak language

    08/12/2011 2:07:51 AM PDT · by Stoat · 48 replies
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) / Various ^ | August 12, 2011 | Staff
    Student Rhiannon Brooksbank-Jones dreams of living and working in South Korea once she finishes university, even though she has never visited the country. But while taking language lessons, the 19-year-old found that she couldn't pronounce certain crucial sounds in the Korean alphabet. Her dentist suggested it may be because she was born with a slightly shorter than average tongue, caused by having an unusually thick lingual frenulum - the flap of skin that joins the underside of the tongue to the floor of the mouth. Language barrier: Rhiannon Brooksbank-Jones, from Nottingham, had her tongue lengthened by 1cm to help her...
  • The middle class 'rioters' revealed:

    08/12/2011 1:09:45 AM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 45 replies
    DailyMail ^ | August 12, 2011 | DailyMailReporter
    THE SOCIAL WORKER University graduate Natasha Reid, 24, came from a comfortable family home and studied at university to achieve her dream of becoming a social worker. But her career hopes are now in jeopardy after she stole a £300 JVC television from a battered Comet store on her way home. SNIP THE ASPIRING MUSICIAN Stefan Hoyle was clutching a looted violin when he was arrested in the aftermath of riots in Manchester. SNIP he was chased and caught, telling officers: ‘I can understand why people riot, you really are fascist ********.’ SNIP THE BALLET STUDENT An aspiring ballerina was...
  • London riots: Straight-A student Laura Johnson faces being thrown out of university

    08/12/2011 12:13:49 AM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 48 replies
    TheTelegraph ^ | August 12, 2011 | Martin Evans/James Orr
    Laura Johnson, the university student accused of looting during the riots, could be thrown off her degree course. The 19 year-old, who is studying English and Italian at Exeter University, appeared at Bexleyheath magistrates’ court on Wednesday charged with theft after police stopped her car and found £5,000 of electrical items, allegedly looted from a branch of Currys in Charlton, south-east London. Exeter University has warned Miss Johnson, whose parents are company directors, that she could be thrown off her course if she is convicted. A spokesman for the university said: “We will await the outcome of the court case.”...
  • More people admitted to hospital after dog injuries ( UK )

    08/11/2011 6:42:31 PM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies
    bbc ^ | 11 August 2011
    Hospital admissions for serious dog-related injuries rose by 5% in England last year, according to NHS data. There were 6,120 hospital admissions from May 2010 to April 2011, up from 5,810 the previous year, figures from The NHS Information Centre show. One in six dog injury admissions in the year up to April involved a child aged under 10. ... The NHS Information Centre data also shows there was a 19% rise - from 3,040 to 3,620 - in admissions caused by bites or stings from non-venomous insects such as bedbugs, mosquitoes and fleas, compared with the previous year, with...
  • England Used to Be a Country of Men (Something has changed in the English character)

    08/11/2011 8:16:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 77 replies
    National Review ^ | 08/11/2011 | Frank Miniter
    With London succumbing to looters and muggers, it’s time to ask what happened to the once-manly English people. The August 9 issue of the Daily Mail, for example, includes a photo of a young man taking off his pants on the street as an impatient looter waits with the emasculated Briton’s sneakers and shirt already in his hands. Luckily the feeble Englishman chooses boxers over briefs, but I can’t help wondering if men such as T. E. Lawrence, Winston Churchill, or Lord Acton could have stomached the state of manliness in this generation of Englishmen. Consider that this latest explosion...
  • British rioters the spawn of a bankrupt ruling elite

    08/10/2011 11:20:26 PM PDT · by Murtyo · 24 replies
    The Australian ^ | August 11, 2011 12:00AM | Theodore Dalrymple
    THE riots in London and elsewhere in Britain are a backhanded tribute to the long-term intellectual torpor, moral cowardice, incompetence and careerist opportunism of the British political and intellectual class. They have somehow managed not to notice what has long been apparent to anyone who has taken a short walk with his eyes open down any frequented British street: that a considerable proportion of the country's young population (a proportion that is declining) is ugly, aggressive, vicious, badly educated, uncouth and criminally inclined.
  • Petition on Government website calling for looters to be evicted from council houses (Riots)

    08/10/2011 7:56:35 PM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 18 replies
    DailyMail ^ | August 11, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Tens of thousands of people have called for convicted rioters and looters to lose their benefits saying they show a disregard for the country that provides for them. An online petition at demands welfare-dependent rioters convicted of offences linked to the recent disorder should surrender their state handouts. More than 83,000 people have signed the e-petition so far but it has proved so popular the government site hosting it has crashed under the strain. Started by Stephen Mains yesterday it states: 'Any persons convicted of criminal acts during the current London riots should have all financial benefits removed. 'No...
  • Birmingham riots: intense anger after deaths of three young men (England)

    08/10/2011 11:55:03 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 55 replies
    Guardian ^ | 8-10-2011 | Riazat Butt and Martin Wainwright
    Community leaders in Birmingham are working all-out to calm intense anger in the city's British Asian community over the deaths of three young men who were rammed by a carload of suspected looters. West Midlands police arrested a man near the scene and recovered a vehicle, which forensics experts are examining. They later launched a murder inquiry. Groups of residents in Winson Green, the inner-city area where the men were killed as they tried to protect local businesses in the early hours of Wednesday, openly warned of inter-communal violence if the murder inquiry fails to produce rapid results. Their anger...
  • We Won't Get Fooled Again

    08/10/2011 6:53:50 AM PDT · by expatguy · 14 replies
    An American Expat in Southeast Asia ^ | 10 August 2011 | expatguy
    "We'll be fighting in the streets with our children at our feet, And the morals that they worship will be gone. And the men who spurred us on sit in judgment of all wrong. They decide and then the shotgun sings the song. I'll tip my hat to the new constitution."    'Won't Get Fooled Again' by The Who The prescience in Pete Townshend's words ring true across Britain tonight as  violence rages in London, Birmingham, Liverpool and other cities throughout England.  Impotent to stop the spread of violence the authorities have threatened to use rubber bullets in a sophomoric attempt...
  • We will use water cannons on them: At last Cameron orders police to come down hard

    08/10/2011 5:19:06 AM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 65 replies
    DailyMail ^ | August 10, 2011 | Emily Allen
    David Cameron today gave the go ahead for police to use water cannons on rioters after children as young as nine looted stores and made off with bottles of wine and Vodka in fresh violence that flared around the UK yesterday. The children wore tracksuits and innocently disregarded covering their faces as they ran through the shattered glass of supermarkets to fill their pockets with looted goods. But today, the police were given the green light to use water cannons with 24 hours notice. Prime Minister David Cameron said that plans had been put in place to deal with the...
  • Three Asian men struck by car and killed in hit-and-run attack (Riots)

    08/10/2011 12:28:27 AM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 36 replies
    DailyMail ^ | August 10, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Three men died after they were hit by a car in a hit-and -run incident in Birmingham in the early hours of this morning. The trio - two brothers aged 25 and 21 and a friend - had just emerged from a mosque and were on the streets protecting their car wash business after the previous night's violence, according to a family member. Kabir Khan Isakhel, a relative of one of the dead men, told Sky News this morning that two cars approached at high speed and struck the trio. He said: 'They were not in the way or blocking...
  • England Falls

    08/10/2011 12:25:15 AM PDT · by Shalmaneser · 94 replies
    England has fallen. Quicker than I would have thought. Home Secretary Theresa May rules out use of the Army, Water Cannons. The situation is spiraling out of control. High Street areas, the ritzy places of Kensington, Notting Hill, and other "tony" areas have had rioters looting patrons of two-star Michelin restaurants. While Home Secretary May declares that "policing is done with the consent of communities." Code words for no action that the Black, Pakistani Muslim, and now Indian groups that have effectively colonized England would object to, will be taken. As the MP for Northern Ireland notes, both the Army...